Thousands of protesters took to the streets as Poland's nationalist government tightens its grip on the courts.
“It is an unconstitutional purge.”
A U.S. backlash influenced the decision.
“Peaceful protest is a right, but in Poland it is under serious threat,” said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International’s Europe director.
The Law and Justice Party introduced legislation that would mandate all Supreme Court judges to retire and ultimately give the party the power to handpick new judges.
We went to Warsaw to see how Poland's new right-wing government affected the traditionally hostile nationalist march.
The European Union is protesting a move by Poland's new government to muzzle the media, and possibly go in the authoritarian direction Hungary's already taken.